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Ford invests $182m in tech for self-driving cars

Ford Motor Co is investing $182.2 million in San Francisco-based Pivotal Software, underscoring the pressure carmakers face to boost their technology platforms given the rise of connected and self-driving cars. The investment in P

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Where's the lane? Shabby roads confuse self-driving cars

Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool as the automaker's semi-autonomous prototype sporadically refused to drive itself during a press event at the Los Angeles Auto Show. "It can't find the l

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Google computers can qualify as drivers says US

US vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads.

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Google to add more partners for self-driving cars

Alphabet Inc's Google wants to form more partnerships with established automakers and suppliers this year to accelerate its work on self-driving cars, the head of the Google project said on Tuesday. John Krafcik, the newly hir

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Self-driving cars involved in fewer crashes, says study

Self-driving cars are involved in fewer crashes on average than vehicles with a driver behind the wheel, according to a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. The study was commissioned by Alphabet Inc's Google u

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OEMs win consumer vote to develop self-driving cars

While nearly 60 per cent of consumers in cities around the world are open to self-driving vehicles (SDVs), a significant number want traditional OEMs, rather than technology companies, to lead their development, a report said. Res

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Battle for high-tech space on road to self-driving car

At the recent Frankfurt Auto Show, Ford Motor Co unveiled a new feature that lets drivers pre-set their car to go at or just above the speed limit. In-car cameras and software read and react to road signs, speeding the car up or slowing it down.

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Google's self-driving cars set to hit public roads

Google will begin testing self-driving cars of its own design on public roads this summer, but they will have steering wheels and brakes, which is not what the company described a year ago. Engineers will operate 25 prototype vehi

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Debate on self-driving cars: do you need a map?

The Silicon Valley race to build a self-driving car may revolve around one simple question: to map or not to map. The company at the forefront of the race, Google Inc, is creating intricate maps that detail every tree and curb alo

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Self-driving cars to form 9pc of global auto sales

Sales of vehicles able to drive themselves will account for about 9 percent of global auto sales in about two decades, according to a forecast published by auto industry consultant IHS Automotive. The study focused on autonomous c

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